Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska

Garrett Lee Smith Tribal

The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska requests $2,261,099 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, SAMHSA Garrett Lee Smith State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention Early Intervention Grant Program over a five-year period with $376,732 of the funds requested in the first year to maximize resources and enhance the overall continuum of care by implementing culturally adapted evidence based practices to reduce risky behaviors and suicide ideations among Winnebago youth and young adults 10 to 24 years of age. Winnebago is a small Indian Reservation located in northeast Nebraska approximately 20 miles south of the Sioux City, IA metropolitan area and 90 miles north of the Omaha, Nebraska metropolitan area. According to the 2010 U.S. Census the Winnebago Reservation population is 2,694 residents.